Charities must apply for Lotto funding - commission

2015-07-14 09:08

The National Lotteries Commission has called on non-profit organisations, non-governmental organisations, public benefit trusts, schools and communities to apply for funding.

South Africans will still be able to buy lottery tickets – Ithuba

2015-07-08 14:47

South Africans will still be able to buy their lottery tickets, despite the High Court in Pretoria declaring as invalid the decision to award the lottery licence to Ithuba, a spokesperson says.

More lottery woes

2015-06-05 21:06

More downed lottery terminals have got players fuming on social media sites, according to reports.

R21m Lotto jackpot unclaimed

2015-03-17 20:31

A jackpot lottery prize worth R21m will lapse if it is not claimed in the next two days, national lottery operator Gidani says.

Ithuba prepares to operate lottery

2014-12-10 15:25

Ithuba is preparing to run a world-class lottery network, says chairperson Seth Phalatse after the court dismissed Gidani's challenge.

Record R57m Lotto jackpot up for grabs

2013-04-24 08:42

Tonight's Lotto jackpot will be R57m - the highest jackpot in South African lottery history, according to National Lottery operator Gidani.

Lotto millions winner could lose out

2012-06-12 14:33

A jackpot prize worth more than R1m is on the brink of expiring if it is not claimed within the next two days.

Lotto prize of R25m this weekend

2012-01-27 21:43

The lotto jackpot prize would be R25m this coming weekend, national lottery operator Gidani says.

R30m Lotto ticket unclaimed

2011-10-04 10:01

Lottery operator Gidani has appealed to people to check their lottery tickets, as a lucky winner only has a few weeks to collect a R30m prize.

Stop lying about lotto winnings - Gidani

2010-12-06 22:33

Lotto players must stop trying to defraud the lottery system by claiming to have won when they have not, national lottery operator Gidani says.


Putting Lotto on hold would be 'irrational' - deputy minister

2015-07-09 14:01

It is unlikely that the Lotto will be halted while bidders Ithuba and Gidani are “fighting in court”, Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry Mzwandile Masina says.

Lottery operator declared illegal

2015-07-08 11:56

The High Court in Pretoria has declared the decision to award the lottery licence to Ithuba invalid.

New Lotto operator soothes fears

2015-06-03 14:12

Ithuba has called on the public and retailers to be patient after the handover and transition process to a new lottery operator caused some delays at retailers.

R75m in Lotto winnings unclaimed

2015-02-17 20:11

A total of R75m in lottery winnings has not been claimed, national lottery operator Gidani says.

R33m Lotto jackpot unclaimed

2014-03-26 14:17

The winner of a Powerball jackpot of R33m has not yet claimed the winnings, National Lottery operator Gidani says.

Rags to riches for R6.5m lotto winner

2013-02-06 14:09

After living off R750 a month, a KwaZulu-Natal man has become a multi-millionaire after winning the lottery.

How Gidani nearly lost the lottery licence

2012-02-27 12:09

Recordings of National Lotteries Board meetings reveal the true severity of a security breach which saw winnings looted in the R4bn-a-year competition.

Millions in lotto winnings unclaimed

2012-01-12 22:39

More than R25m in lottery winnings are unclaimed, including a R16.45m jackpot, national lottery operator Gidani sys.

Time running out for R30m lottery winner

2011-08-03 15:34

A Pretoria Powerball player who won R30.5m after randomly selecting six winning numbers only has two weeks to claim his or her jackpot.

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